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The Dining Room at Castle Hill Inn

590 Ocean Ave, Newport, RI 02840-6518
+1 888-466-1355
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good19%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (47 reviews)
“lobster roll” (62 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (10 reviews)
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590 Ocean Ave, Newport, RI 02840-6518
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Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

My wife and I had a wonderful anniversary dinner at Castle Hill Inn. Words could describe how good the food was, but I never paid enough attention in English class to remember those words. The beautifully prepared courses were spaced just enough for us to...More

Thank Mike11201
Anthony B, Manager at The Dining Room at Castle Hill Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for celebrating your anniversary with us at The Dining Room at Castle Hill. We hope to make it a tradition! We appreciate your kind words and hope to have the chance to serve you again soon, Anthony J. Boi Director of...More

Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

We went for lunch on the bright sunny day and the view was of the bay was spectacular. We decided to sit indoor because it was quite windy but will definitely sit outdoor the next time to enjoy the view. This is a fine dining...More

Thank LaoK66
Anthony B, Manager at The Dining Room at Castle Hill Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for joining us at The Lawn at Castle Hill, and for taking the time to review us on Trip Advisor. It sounds like you had a great time, despite our learning curve on the service aspect. I hope that you will...More

Reviewed 29 May 2016

Many have shared about their fabulous experiences here. We also had an awesome meal. However, I would like to note that I have food allergies and the chef was most accommodating to create for me a special allergy free meal. Make a visit to Castle...More

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Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

If you are looking for that special, romantic, culinary experience, this is it. Castle Hill is the top of the pile. The views are stunning and the food is amazing. Just go!

Thank Donnie F
Reviewed 26 May 2016

From the moment we arrived and the valet took our car, everything was perfect! Our server, Emily, could not have been more knowledgeable, friendly, and efficient. She was a pleasure to speak with. Our food was phenomenal; we had the lobster roll, lobster hash, and...More

Thank Sherry N
Anthony B, Manager at The Dining Room at Castle Hill Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for the great words regarding your recent brunch! We'll be sure to share with Emily and the rest of the staff to know that their hard work is appreciated. Hope to see you again soon, Anthony

Reviewed 24 May 2016 via mobile

We went here for an early dinner and were very pleased! Danny our waiter deserves special mention, after getting a feel for his capabilities we let him guide us on wine-Sancerre and courses. The Prix Fixe choices did not disappoint, I thought the asparagus appetizer...More

Thank alsferra
Reviewed 23 May 2016

To the dining staff at Castle Hill Inn: You helped make my daughter's 22nd birthday and college graduation such an enjoyable and incredible dining experience. The service and prix fixe menu were crazy good! Crazy good! Danny and his team were attentive to our every...More

Thank Karen d
Anthony B, Manager at The Dining Room at Castle Hill Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for celebrating with us and for the great feedback as well. I hope we can have a repeat performance with you and your family in the future. Thanks again, Anthony

Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

Of course the view is extraordinary, something suitable for an magnificent opening sequence in a panoramic James Bond movie , but that's a work of nature and the successful development of the original mansion on this property decades ago, so, let's focus on the current...More

Thank TourDeSuisseKen
Anthony B, Manager at The Dining Room at Castle Hill Inn, responded to this review

Wow! Thank you so much for the great review, we'll be sure to share it with our teams - though I hope none of them take off to join the theater as a result! Hope to see you again soon, Anthony

Reviewed 14 May 2016 via mobile

Newport is lovely and the view from Castle Hill Inn was the best we experienced. The lawn is charmingly filled with adirondack chairs. We had drinks and watched the sailboats before sitting down to lunch. I can't say as much for the dining room, which...More

Thank Elizabeth N
Anthony B, Manager at The Dining Room at Castle Hill Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent visit to Castle Hill, and for providing the valuable feedback. I'm glad to hear that you enjoyed The Lawn before moving indoors, and am sorry that our physical restaurant layout left more to be desired. Unfortunately, certain spaces in the...More

Reviewed 11 May 2016

Had lunch here and while pricey it was good with a terrific atmosphere. This is a place to go to get away from the hubbub of downtown Newport. It is very quiet and can walk the grounds which are beautiful and overlook the Bay. The...More

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Robert P
Hello, Is the Castle Hill Inn handicapped accessible? Parking lot to restaurant? Restrooms? Inside for lunch, are there chairs of regular height? Thank you
18 May 2017|
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Response from trunkjunk | Reviewed this property |
Yes to all your questions. Parking is very convenient. Recommend you call the restaurant in advance and give them your concerns. They are extremely customer service oriented.
Nan S
We love the menu...however no,prices are listed. Can you give us a price range on dinner entrees?
1 September 2016|
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Response from Dana I | Reviewed this property |
Three course dinner with wine pairings ran us around $300.
What is the cost of the chef's tasting menu?
30 August 2016|
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Response from Anthony B | Property representative |
Thanks for asking! The six course tasting menu is $105 per person, not including beverage, tax, or gratuity. As the guest above noted, we do ask that for the tasting menu, everyone at the table participates. We do also... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Valet Parking, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, View, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
17:45 - 21:00
17:45 - 21:00
17:45 - 21:00
17:45 - 21:00
17:45 - 21:00
17:45 - 22:00
17:45 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 590 Ocean Ave, Newport, RI 02840-6518
    (Ocean Drive)
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Newport
  • Phone Number: +1 888-466-1355
  • This restaurant is at Castle Hill Inn
The Dining Room at Castle Hill Inn has been the backdrop of memorable occasions for over a century, residing inside a historic mansion built in 1875. The Forbes Four Star restaurant presents a prix fixe menu showcasing the talents of Chef Lou Rossi and his culinary team. We are blessed with a location that is second to none in New England - not only for the view, but for the bounty provided by our surrounding lands being brought to your table.